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Facebook: The Social Accelerator?

May 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

image by ericaglasier.com @EricaGlasier  We live in a world of accelerating change. As our communication technologies evolve, it becomes easier to connect more and more of us around the planet to each other. The web collapses space and time, dissolves geographic boundaries, and gives us windows into each other’s worlds.This is causing shifts in the […]

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10 Projects Moving Us Towards a Superfluid Economy

March 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

Over the upcoming months leading up to the Contact Summit in October, I’ll be highlighting various projects and initiatives working to construct a globally networked society. As humanity and technology co-evolve into higher orders of complexity, it can be said that social media is now facilitating the emergence of new forms of culture, commerce, and […]

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Program or Be Programmed: 10 Commands for a Digital Age

February 12th, 2011 · Comments Off · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

Thanks to digital technologies and networked activity, we’re living through a global transition that is redefining how culture and commerce operate. We’re presented with the opportunity to be active participants in this process, steering ourselves into new modes of civilization, verse being just passive spectators.  But if we don’t understand the biases of the tools […]

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Alternative Currency Startup in Search of CEO

January 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

“If you could devise a better system of money than what we have now, to be more fair and equitable, how would you do it?” This was the question Ammar Charani asked nobel winners, academics, and leaders in economics, business, permaculture, and finance in order to get a grasp on our economic future. The inquiry […]

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When Futures Thinking Meets Design Thinking

December 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

The business world has been quick to try and implement design thinking in hopes of stimulating sweeping organizational change and innovation, only to abandon it and return to old practices when it doesn’t “work.” Is design thinking nothing more than a poorly defined gimmick, or are people just missing the big picture? Perhaps a part […]

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The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

October 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

A few weeks ago, I got a copy of Rachel Botsman’s new book, What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. The general theme of the book is that we’re shifting away from a society of hyper-consumption and equating personal self-worth with amount of material good accumulated, and instead to a world where our […]

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Conceptual Framework for Online Identity Roles

August 14th, 2010 · 3 Comments · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

See full size image here! I just wrapped up a final project for an aesthetics course this semester, the assignment being to create a “Database of the Self.” I chose to make the database as a representation of the roles we play in terms of how we interact with information online. The roles are overlaid […]

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Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence

July 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

I’m in the middle of taking a course on Virtual Learning Environments (syllabus here), and reading a few chapters from Adaptive Software Development by Highsmith. It approaches the team-building and collaboration process from the perspective of complex adaptive systems theory, and contains some interesting insights in evolutionary development and creating environments where emergence can occur. […]

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Junto is Born!

April 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

Many of us have been inspired by the cooperation meme lately, and it appears that our collective spirit has given birth to Junto! In case you haven’t been following along, Junto is a concept we’ve been discussing for a global communications and collaboration platform. It starts with a simple interface, combining video chat with a […]

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Maintaining Your Garden of Trust

April 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · All Posts, Venessa Miemis

This morning I was getting some seeds started for my garden, and I was reminded of a tweet from a few weeks ago where I said something to the effect of ‘customer service is now more like gardening and less like hunting – nurture relationships.’ Well, the SCRM crowd (social customer relationship management) pushed back. […]

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